Nilar helps create sustainable accommodation in Holland

Through an efficient use of solar panels, a wood pellet boiler and batteries from Nilar, Dutch company Nieuw Leven has managed to create one of the most sustainable accommodation properties in Europe

When Nieuw Leven Accommodation decided to completely renovate their properties and relaunch under a new modern concept, a desire to minimize their environment footprint was at the heart of this. With a focus on sustainability, they needed a reliable energy storage solution that was in line with the new concept.

To promote self-sufficiency, Nieuw Leven invested in solar panels and a wood pellet boiler that can produce electricity. This included 97 Solarwatt 0,3kWP mono solar panels, producing an average of 29,1kWP. The panels provide power through a 27.6kW PV ABB TRIO inverter. Any excess energy is transferred to a 48 kWh Nilar rack system via a 50kW ABB ESI battery inverter. The entire process is managed by a Lovato energy management system, which ensures a smooth flow of electricity throughout the properties.

“A sustainable goal also includes sustainable batteries; The Nilar system is not only the safest battery in the market, they are also fully recyclable and contain no cadmium, mercury or lead. A logical choice for us!”, says Martijn Eelman, co-owner of Nieuw Leven.

Thanks to the combination of solar panels and an efficient energy storage system, Nieuw Leven can be reasonably self-sufficient during the sunniest times of the year. The energy produced during the day is both used to provide guests with electricity and stored in the Nilar system for use in the evening. During the winter months, when necessary, the wood pellet boiler provides energy for hot water and heating and can meet electrical requirements if necessary.

More information, please contact:  

Jan Lundquist 

+46 76 769 50 67  

jan.lundquist@nilar.com 

For US contacts 

Richard Howlett 

+1 720 446 0169 Ext 101

richard.howlett@nilar.com

Press contact  

Matilda Ekman Vråmo

+46 73 656 43 66

matilda.ekman.vramo@nilar.com 

About Nilar

Nilar brings you the next generation in modular power technology with the bi-polar NiMH energy storage. The unique construction of the battery delivers incredible power and reliability from a safer and greener unit. Furthermore, the modular design allows batteries to be coupled in parallel and series to deliver the power and capacity required to meet virtually any need. Put simply, Nilar batteries deliver more from less. Since it was founded in 2000 by two of the leading experts from the battery industry, Nilar has always sought to challenge the norms of the industry. From its two R&D departments in the USA and Sweden, the company has revolutionized the way industrial batteries are constructed, developing a unique energy storage system that can be easily scaled to fit different applications. Today, the batteries are produced at the company’s state-of-the-art factory in Sweden. Read more about Nilar at www.nilar.com

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Nilar was founded in 2001 as a research project by leading battery industry experts from Europe and the US. The company has been producing advanced Hydride® batteries (NiMH) for energy storage at commercial properties, private households, industrial plants and for use with the smart grid, since 2015. Nilar’s Hydride® energy storage solutions are robust, fireproof and durable, with a low lifetime cost. The modular design supports scalability to handle the energy requirements of everything from small residential systems to large-scale electrical installations. With R&D departments in the US and Sweden, and a manufacturing plant in Sweden, Nilar is revolutionizing energy and power supply technology, and is taking automated battery production to the next level.Read more at: www.nilar.com

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A sustainable goal also includes sustainable batteries; The Nilar system is not only the safest battery in the market, they are also fully recyclable and contain no cadmium, mercury or lead. A logical choice for us!
says Martijn Eelman, co-owner of Nieuw Leven